The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 871 937 876
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 32 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.003% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
Average salary £85,000 £70,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 26 £85,000 +21.42% 2
South East +20 22 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 15 - -
Reading - 13 - -
Hampshire - 7 £85,000 -
Andover - 7 £85,000 -
London - 2 £90,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Marlow - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Telecoms
3 18 (41.86%) Open Source
4 17 (39.53%) Marketing
4 17 (39.53%) Degree
5 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
6 13 (30.23%) Big Data
7 11 (25.58%) Internet of Things
7 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
7 11 (25.58%) Internet
8 10 (23.26%) Oracle
8 10 (23.26%) SOA
8 10 (23.26%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
9 9 (20.93%) ITIL
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.60%) Broadband
10 8 (18.60%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (18.60%) Network Management
10 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (18.60%) OpenStack
11 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (16.28%) BPMN
11 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) ArchiMate
11 7 (16.28%) UML
11 7 (16.28%) Local Government
11 7 (16.28%) SysML
11 7 (16.28%) COBIT
11 7 (16.28%) Scrum

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Internet
2 8 (18.60%) Broadband
2 8 (18.60%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.65%) CTI
3 2 (4.65%) MPLS
3 2 (4.65%) OSPF
3 2 (4.65%) BGP
3 2 (4.65%) RTP
3 2 (4.65%) SS7
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (44.19%) Telecoms
2 17 (39.53%) Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Local Government
4 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
5 5 (11.63%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (11.63%) Cantonese Language
5 5 (11.63%) German Language
6 4 (9.30%) Finance
7 2 (4.65%) Retail
8 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Open Source
2 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
3 11 (25.58%) Internet of Things
4 5 (11.63%) Machine to Machine
4 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) IVR
6 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
3 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
3 10 (23.26%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (23.26%) SOA
4 9 (20.93%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) Network Management
6 7 (16.28%) ArchiMate
6 7 (16.28%) BPMN
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (16.28%) SysML
6 7 (16.28%) UML
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Data Security
8 3 (6.98%) Business Development
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
1 2 (4.65%) Python
1 2 (4.65%) Erlang
1 2 (4.65%) R
2 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) COBIT
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
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